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2 How surely stablished is thy throne!

Which shall no change or period see;
For thou, O Lord-and thou alone,

Art God, from all eternity.
3 The floods, O Lord, lift up their voice,

And toss their troubled waves on high ;
But God above can still their noise,

And make the angry sea comply.
4 Through endless ages stands thy throne;

Thy promise, Lord, is ever sure;
The pure in heart—and they alone,

Shall find their hope of heaven secure.

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Second PART. L. M. Duke Street

1 JEHOVAH reigns-he dwells in light,

Girded with majesty and might:
The world, created by his hands,

Still on its first foundation stands.
2 But ere this spacious world was made,

Or had its first foundation laid,
Thy throne eternal ages stood,

Thyself the ever-living God.
3 Like floods, the angry nations rise,

And aim their rage against the skies;
Vain floods--that aim their rage so high!

At thy rebuke the billows die.
4 Forever shall thy throne endure;

Thy promise stands forever sure;
And everlasting holiness
Becomes the dwellings of thy grace.

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THIRD PART. S. P. M.

Dalston.

II 1 THE Lord Jehovah reigns,

And royal state maintains,
His head with awful glories crowned ;

Arrayed in robes of light,

Begiřt with sovereign might,
And rays of majesty around.

2 Upheld by thy commands,

The world securely stands,
And skies and stars obey thy word;
Thy throne was fixed on high

Ere stars adorned the sky:
Eternal is thy kingdom, Lord.
3 Let floods and nations rage,

And all their power engage;,
Let swelling tides assault the sky:

The terrors of thy frown

Shall beat their madness down;
Thy throne forever stands on high.
4 Thy promises are true,

Thy grace is ever new ;
There fixed-thy church shall ne'er remove;

Thy saints with holy fear

Shall in thy courts appear,
And sing thine everlasting love.

93 Fourth Part. 10s & 1ls. Lyons. 1 YE servants of God, your Master proclaim, And publish abroad his wonderful name; The name all-victorious of Jesus extol;

His kingdom is glorious, he rules over all. 2 God ruleth on high, almighty to save;

And still he is nigh-his presence we have:
The great congregation hís triumph shall sing,

Ascribing salvation to Jesus our king.
3 Salvation to God, who sits on the throne,

Let all cry aloud, and honor the Son:
The praises of Jesus the angels proclaim,

Fall down on their faces, and worship the Lamb. 4 Then let us adore, and give him his right?

All glory and power, and wisdom and might;
All honor and blessing, with angels above,

And thanks never ceasing, for infinite love. 94

FIRST PART. C. M. Dundee.

Trusting in God for Help.
1 HAD not the Lord, my rock, my help,

Sustained my fainting bead,
My life had now in silence dwelt,

My soul among the dead.

P 2 “ Alas, my sliding feet!” I cried

Thy promise was my hope;
Thy grace stood constant at my side,

Thy Spirit bore me up.
mp 3 While multitudes of mournful thoughts

Within my bosom roll,
Thy boundless love forgives my faults,

Thy comforts cheer my soul.
4 The powers of earth and sin may rise,

And frame oppressive laws;
f But God, my refuge, rules the skies,

He will defend my cause.

94 Second PART. C. M. Bedford. 1 BLEST is the man, whom thou, O Lord,

In kindness dost chastise,
And by thy sacred rules to walk,

In mercy dost advise.
2 For God will never from his saints

His favor wholly take:
His own possession, and his lot

He will not quite forsake.
3 The world shall then confess thee just,

In all that thou hast done;
And those, who choose thy upright path,

Shall in that path go on.
4 My sure defence is firmly placed

In thee, the Lord most high:
Thou art my rock-to thee I may

For refuge always fly.

95

FIRST PART. L. M. Appleton. Echortation to adore and praise Jehovah. "1 OH come, loud anthems let us sing,

Loud thanks to our almighty King;
For we our voices high should raise,

When our salvation's rock we praise.
2 Into his presence let us haste,

To thank him for his favors past;
To him address, in joyful song,
Praises which to his name belong.

3 Oh let us to his courts repair,

And bow with adoration there;
Down on our knees, devoutly, all
Before the Lord our Maker fall.

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95 SECOND PART.. L.M. Uxbridge. 1 COME-let our voices join to raise

A sacred song of solemn praise :
God is a sovereign king-rehearse

His honor in exalted verse.
2 Come-let our souls address the Lord,

Who framed our natures with his word:
He is our shepherd—we the sheep

His mercy chose--his pastures keep.
3 Come-let us hear his voice to-day,

The counsels of his love obey ;
Nor let our hardened hearts renew

The sins and plagues that Israel knew.
4 Look back, my soul, with holy dread,

And view those ancient rebels dead:
Accept the offered grace to-day,

Nor lose the blessing by delay.
5 Come-seize the promise while it waits,

And march to Zion's heavenly gates ;
Believe-and take the promised rest;
Obey-and be forever blest.

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THIRD PART. L. M.

Sterling. 1 TO God our voices let us raise,

And loudly chant the joyful strain;
That rock of strength-oh let us praise,

Whence free salvation we obtain.
2 The Lord is great-with glory crowned,

O’er all the gods of earth he reigns;
His hand supports the deeps profound,

His power alone the hills sustains.
3 Let all who now his goodness feel,

Come near, and worship at his throne ;
Before the Lord, their Maker, kneel,

And bow in adoration down.

95 FOURTH PART. C. M. Marlowo. f 1 SING to the Lord Jehovah's name,

And in his strength rejoice;
When his salvation is our theme,

Exalted be our voice.
2 With thanks, approach his awful sight,

And psalms of honor sing;
The Lord's a God of boundless might,

The whole creation's King.
p 3 Come-and with humble souls, adore;

Come-kneel before his face:
Oh may the creatures of his power

Be children of his grace!
mf 4 Now is the time-he bends his ear,

And waits for your request;

Come-lest he rouse his wrath-and swear, Len

“ Ye shall not see my rest.”

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FIFTH PART. S. M. Paddington. 1 COME—sound his praise abroad,

And hymns of glory, sing:
Jehovah is the sovereign God,

The universal King.
mp 2 Come-worship at his throne,

Come-bow before the Lord;
We are his work, and not our own;

He formed us by his word.
3 To-day attend his voice,

Nor dare provoke his rod;
Come-like the people of his choice,

And own your gracious God.

96 FIRST Part. L. P. M. St. Helen's.

Rejoicing in View of God's universal Reign.
1 LET all the earth their voices raise,

To sing a psalm of lofty praise,
To sing and bless Jehovah's name;
His glory let the heathen know,
His wonders to the nations show,

And all his saving works proclaim.

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